Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of goalmouth.

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Examples

  • Years ago when I first watched women's football I must admit that it was frustrating to see – players were shooting from 40 yards out and scoring, as the keepers struggled to cover the full-size goalmouths.

    Sexy football raises profile of women's game ahead of World Cup | David James

  • He's strong yet nimble, an ideal combination to deal with the congested goalmouths typical of a World Cup.

    USATODAY.com - France striker Henry looks to step it up

  • The pitch must have only narrowly passed inspection because it was extremely waterlogged especially in the two goalmouths.

    Your Local Guardian | Wimbledon

  • The goalmouths have been re-turfed but the majority of the surface is barren and cut-up, other than several small patches which were relaid after being damaged by foxes.

    Football.co.uk news feed

  • The other pitch had soggy goalmouths but was playable.

    TheFA.com | Home

  • There was a minute of applause before the game in memory of former Blues player and manager Gil Merrick, who died earlier in the week aged 88 and rival goalkeepers Joe Hart and Marcus Hahnemann laid wreaths in the two goalmouths.

    Sportal.com.au - Latest News Headlines

  • Scuffles broke out at the goalmouths, players flailed and thrashed like men overboard attempting to ward off a shark.

    Blogposts | guardian.co.uk

  • Slovakia must have felt they were playing a team of crocks, unless the England strikers had developed a sudden allergy to goalmouths.

    Sport news, comment and results | guardian.co.uk

  • The foxes have been entering Dundee Football Club's Dens Park at night and digging holes around the goalmouths, staff said.

    icWestlothian

  • Stadium manager Jim Thomson said the goalmouths would continue to be fenced off between matches next season until the foxes can be removed.

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